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Hillwood's 12th Annual Gay Day Set for Tomorrow

By Doug Rule
September 27, 2013 11:06 AM |
Any day can be a good gay day to take in the riches of upper Northwest D.C.’s Hillwood Estate and Museums, the well-preserved mansion and grounds founded by the late Marjorie Merriweather Post. But only one day a year is Gay Day at Hillwood -- and this year, that day is tomorrow, Sept. 28. The forecast calls for sunny skies ... [Read]

Hillwood: A Museum Like Few Others

By Doug Rule
August 16, 2013 12:37 PM |
Marjorie Merriweather Post’s Hillwood Estate in leafy upper Northwest D.C. has been open to the public as a museum since 1977, or four years after Post died at the age of 86. But Post conceived of Hillwood as a museum essentially from the moment she bought the property, originally called Arberemont, in 1955, according to Hillwood curator Estella Chung. "During ... [Read]